The “uh” versus “um” map of America

When you, um, pause whilst talking, you might use a little word like “uh” or “um”. According to some research by forensic linguist Dr Jack Grieve, your particular choice of such a filler word is more likely to be swayed by your geographical location than you might think. Find out more about Grieve's project here.

Posted in Inspiration — over 9 years ago